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Police boost personnel capacity on crime prevention, standard operation in Adamawa



Police boost personnel capacity on crime prevention, standard operation in Adamawa
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The Adamawa State Police Command has conducted training on its personnel to boost their capacity on crime prevention strategy and standard operational procedures across the state.

The training which was part of efforts by the command to enhance the personnel capacity in delivering efficient police service had personnel drawn from various divisions and formations in the state.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Yola, the state capital.

According to Nguroje, the training was equally aimed at equipping the personnel with knowledge on their professional conduct while discharging their constitutional duties.

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He said: “The purpose of it is to equip the officers with knowledge and skills on crime prevention strategy and Standard Operational procedures (SOP) and how to swiftly respond to Distress calls in case of emergency.”

He explained that the training was conducted at various Area Commands on Police General Duties, Ethics of Policing, Inter-Agency Collaboration, and Police and the public.

He added that the training was also organized to train officers on “how to handle Military offenders, Use of firearms, Social Media Policy Act (2020), Code of Conduct: Extortions & Corrupt practices amongst others.

“The training was a follow-up to the directives of the Inspector General of Police IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, PhD,NPM.”

According to Nguroje, the State Commissioner of Police who was represented by Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Olubunmi Olubode Fakeye held several meetings with strategic commanders and security actors on the ability to deliver quality service to the populace.

He added that commissioner also warned officers against engaging in “extortion, corrupt practices, incivility to members of the public, and other unprofessional conducts or behaviors that may result in human rights violations.”